Reviews

ZTE Blade V7 Lite review: Now everyone can have a metal phone

I remember the days when smartphones were plastic or polycarbonate, as some would like to call it. The Nokia Lumia and HTC One made polycarbonate sexy, just as how the iPhone 4 made metal and glass the benchmark of premium-looking phones. These days though, metal smartphones, whether partially or all-in have become the standard amongst the flagships. This also hasn’t stopped smartphone makers from pushing the envelope further. We’ve seen mid-rangers go ‘premium’ with metal, too.

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Wiko Highway Pure Swarovski Edition review: Absurdly thin and not a bad smartphone either

In 2014, the OPPO R5 became the world’s thinnest smartphone at just 4.85mm thick. Its record didn’t hold up for long though, as fellow Chinese phone maker vivo rolled out an even thinner X5 Max at 4.75mm thick. While not the thinnest, the Wiko Highway Pure is still impossibly svelte at 5.1mm. I had a couple of weeks with the device, and I find out if ultra thinness means everything.

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Moto 360 Sport review

The Motorola brand has been rather quiet, at least in Malaysia. Now a Lenovo company, we’ve not heard much about Moto since the Moto G, E and X (well, sort of). Recently, it made a re-entry of sorts, this time through its smartwatch – the Moto 360. The second generation Moto 360 that’s built for sport, to be exact. It’s lightweight, looks good and now comes with a GPS. So how good is the Moto 360 Sport? Let’s find out.

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Xiaomi Mi Note review: Better late than never

Announced alongside its much more powerful brethren, the Mi Note Pro, the Mi Note actually made its debut here in Malaysia in January this year. However, instead of being released say in February or March, it only arrived six months later. I can only guess why it took so long, but nonetheless I’m still glad it’s still made its way here. Definitely one of the company’s best smartphone offerings to date. While this review may seem a little late and if you’re worried that the Mi Note is now “outdated” compared to the other alternatives available, it actually isn’t. Read on to find out why. Continue Reading

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